Ep. 3 – Orange, Red, Yellow

Orange, Red, Yellow – Mark Rothko

Listen to the Show:


Mentioned in the Show:

Mark Rothko
An early Mark Rothko work, The Omen of the Eagle, 1942
Season 2, Episode 7 of Mad Men – Characters appreciate a fictional Mark Rothko work purchased by character Bert Cooper
One of Mark Rothko’s most important commissions, the Rothko Chapel in Houston, Texas
White Center (Yellow, Pink and Lavender on Rose), also known as the “Rockefeller Rothko” – Mark Rothko
No. 6 (Violet, Green, and Red) – Mark Rothko
Red on Maroon 1959 by Mark Rothko 1903-1970
Red on Maroon – Mark Rothko

Further Viewing:


“Artoholics: Breaking Down the Art You Missed on “Mad Men”Bert Cooper’s Rothko Painting.” Complex. Accessed November 14, 2018. https://www.complex.com/style/2014/04/breaking-down-the-art-on-mad-men/coopers-office-1.
“From the Archives: Mark Rothko’s 1957 Letter to the Editor About Being Called an ‘Action Painter’ -.” ARTnews. December 16, 2016. Accessed November 14, 2018. http://www.artnews.com/2016/12/16/from-the-archives-mark-rothkos-1957-letter-to-the-editor-about-being-called-an-action-painter/.
“Orange, Red, Yellow, 1961 by Mark Rothko.” Mark Rothko – Paintings, Prints, Biography and Mark Rothko Artwork. Accessed November 14, 2018. http://www.markrothko.org/orange-red-yellow/.
“Still and All: Mark Rothko’s Deeply Nuanced Canvases Are Encased in Parentheses, Both Intellectual and Spiritual -.” ARTnews. January 27, 2017. Accessed November 14, 2018. http://www.artnews.com/2017/01/27/still-and-all-mark-rothkos-deeply-nuanced-canvases-are-encased-in-parentheses-both-intellectual-and-spiritual/.
Tate. “‘Red on Maroon’, Mark Rothko, 1959.” Tate. Accessed November 14, 2018. https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/rothko-red-on-maroon-t01168.
“When Rothko Was Rothkowitz -.” ARTnews. May 08, 2012. Accessed November 14, 2018. http://www.artnews.com/2012/05/08/when-rothko-was-rothkowitz/.
“White Center, 1950 by Mark Rothko.” Mark Rothko – Paintings, Prints, Biography and Mark Rothko Artwork. Accessed November 14, 2018. http://www.markrothko.org/white-center/.

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